Legal Executive/Administrator

  • Location
    Edinburgh, City Of Edinburgh
  • Category
    Legal - Legal Executive
  • Contract Type
    Permanent
  • External Reference
    JN-012020-112862
  • Salary
    25000 £ - 30000 £ / Year

Office Angels have an exciting opportunity for a Legal Executive/Administrator to join our client in Edinburgh City Centre. This is a permanent role, working Monday - Friday 9am - 6pm, with a salary of £25,000 - £30,000.


Our client is looking to recruit an individual to undertake a range of technical and administrative tasks within a small professional legal firm in the City Centre. Providing support to the principal fee earner. Previous experience within a legal environment would be advantageous but not essential as appropriate training will be given.


Duties and Tasks:




  • Contacting other professionals such as mortgage lenders, planning officers or other lawyers on behalf of clients

  • Communicating with clients directly and explaining matters to them in a clear and understandable way

  • Professional telephone manner and the ability to take messages effectively and efficiently

  • Formatting complex documents

  • Good understanding of tracked changes to ensure integrity of tracking

  • Emailing including attachments

  • Archiving and day to day office admin and reception duties

  • Check the diary to plan for the day ahead

  • Respond quickly and professionally to emails

  • Prepare documents



Skills and Attributes



  • Previous administration/secretarial experience

  • Excellent spoken and written communication skills

  • Patience, tact and discretion

  • Accuracy and attention to detail

  • Reliable research skills

  • The ability to work under pressure, multi-task and prioritise

  • Flexibility to work outside normal office hours may be required from time to time

  • Good administrative competence including:




    • Accustomed to working with templates

    • Stationery monitoring and ordering




  • A good range of strong technical PC and IT skills including using a variety of software packages such as:-


    • Adobe Acrobat

    • Proficient in MS Office (Word/Outlook)

    • Using Windows 10.

    • Typing including audio typing accurately and efficiently



Whilst we'd love to get back to every applicant personally, it isn't always possible and sadly we cannot provide individual feedback.


If you are interested in this role and wish to be considered please click apply!


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